Where on earth the happiest people reside? What is the best country to live in? If you have these many questions pop up in your mind, continue to read on. Every year our team, Lifestyle9 releases a list “Best countries to live in the world”. It goes viral and takes the internet by storm. By seeing such massive responses, this year we have taken our research to the next level.

A country’s robust economy doesn’t mean that its people are living a joyful and a satisfied life. To determine the life’s real prosperity and happiness, we have to consider all the basic amenities into account. So to make more sense, after conducting numerous surveys and researches from various countries, we have come up with the new “Lifestyle9 Score” based on the following 10 different factors.

How We Calculated the Lifestyle9 Score?

1. Climate

It is well-known that climate and weather can have a major impact on human lives. Climate can be best defined as the average weather condition experienced by humans in a particular place for a long interval of time. Weather and climate specify different factors, but they are related. Extreme hot weather will make you stay at home, whereas extreme cold weather compels for various layers of clothes to be worn over your body.

2. Safety Index

This aspect concerns the crime rate and safety index in a country. The experiences of tourists, as well as international agencies’ data, have been taken into account to determine it.

Personal security of an individual and feeling vulnerable in case of adverse circumstances in any country have been taken into consideration for this variable. The data covers all risks, right from physical assault to every crime. The after-effects may be numerous such as physical and emotional pain with stress, anxiety and loss of property as well as life.

3. Percentage of people aged 15 to 64 that are employed

The labor force is essential to a country’s economy and in this section, the number of population above 15 years of age suitable for work during a specified period, has been included.

4. Environmental Performance Index

The rankings of EPI are based on the performance of countries on environmental issues in two broad areas – preservation of ecosystems and protection of health (human) from any environmental harm or destruction.

5. Life Expectancy

Usually, life expectancy in a country is calculated by the average number of years an individual might live, assuming that the mortality rates in each age should remain constant in the future.

6. Corruption

The Corruption Index was first launched in 1995, and since that time, it has served as a forefront for determining/measuring the levels of corruption in the public sector companies of every country. The index values are, in fact, harsh realities of people living in those countries and are the combined view and data of business people, analysts around the world.

7. Education Index

The Education Index is determined from the “Mean years of schooling index” and the “Expected years of schooling index.”

8. Per Capita Income

It can be best defined as “evaluating the wealth of the population of a country/nation” in comparison with other nations/countries. It is most commonly used to determine a specific country’s living standard. It is expressed in an international currency such as the United States or Eurodollar.

9. Human Development Index

As the name signifies, it is a combined data measurement of literacy, standards of living, life expectancy and quality of life in countries worldwide. Analysts, by using the data, can calculate – if a country is developed, developing or underdeveloped. It is used for evaluating the importance and benefit of various economic policies on the value or quality of life in a country.

10. Natural Safety Index

This parameter is given in the form of percentage values. The percentage usually denotes the country’s vulnerability to natural disasters around the world. The natural negative effects include floods, earthquakes, droughts, storms and sea level rises (tsunami). The range of values and their classification are as follows:

  • 0.10 to 3.61 – Very low
  • 3.63 to 5.68 – Low
  • 5.69 to 7.43 – Medium
  • 7.46 to 10.37 – High
  • 10.46 to 36.43 – Very High
A pessimist sees the difficulty in every opportunity; an optimist sees the opportunity in every difficulty – Winston Churchill

Figures apart, each one of these countries has its own traits that can make anyone astonished. We tell you those facts along the way. Now, let’s start our journey in the reverse chronological order.

Top 30 Best Countries To Live In The World

Tell Us, How Happy Are You?

In the scale of 1 to 100 where 100 is the best (perfect) , tell us which country you reside and how happy are you.Hit your comments in the comment section.We’re all ears !

30

China 


 Lifestyle9 Score : 55.59

best countries to live in

  • The ever growing economy, efficient management of highest population, unbelievable employment rate (more than 100%), all these factors made China to receive the prestigious award, “best of the world in 2014” from United Nations General Assembly.
  • This country can reemerge from any recession, no matter how badly it hits
  • The prison population of China is reduced greatly since its trade of prison system with rehabilitation camps. According to Chinese government official,
    “A prisoner is of no use to society and is very expensive to take care of.  To become useful to society, we must reform him. Through our rehabilitation camps, they learn to work and become a productive force for society” .It’s just an example as to how they achieve more than 100% employment rate.
  • People of China produce enough food to feed 25% of the global population on just 7% of their cultivable land.
  • Besides to the economy, China has also shown a sharp increase in their technology and military capacity.
  • The bullet trains, vast highway transportation systems, city subways are few other remarkable things that make this country proud.

29

Japan


 Lifestyle9 Score : 60.05

best countries to live in the world

  • Strong religious freedom, Excellent healthcare, High literacy rate, High life expectancy are some important factors that make Japan standout from the rest of the world.
  • In Japan, people die hardly due to diseases. They maintain a high record for keeping diseases at a minimum. Unlike other countries, in Japan diseases are not a major national threatening issue that kills people in the bunch.
  • In Japan, Garbage Cleaner is given the title of Health Engineer. Getting this job is not that easy. He has to take up certificate courses to qualify for this job. Monthly salary of a typical health engineer come around $8000 while in other countries this role hardly exceeds $300.
  • People of Japan follow the rules and regulations by their nature. It made this country to be recognized as the 8th safest country in the world.
  • Regardless of the work pressure, they undergo in their working environment, they still show their compassion to co-workers and other members of society. It is often represented as one of the best qualities of these people.
  • People of Japan are known to be the inventors. Their inventions and successful adoption of technologies often take the world by surprise.
28

 South Korea


Lifestyle9 Score : 61.14

best country to live in the world

  • Whether want to visit or settle down in South Korea, you can pack your baggage without any second thought because people of this country are amazingly nice. However, it’s good to not plan around its below freezing winter seasons. Winter of Korea is not a joke.
  • People of Korea are tech savvy and have a strong liking towards the luxury brands. They swipe their credit cards more often than any other people in the world. Their credit card usage, high-speed internet everything turned this country as a perfect marketplace for the online luxury retailers.
  • South Korean Television shows and their pop culture often create a direct influence on international consumer purchases.
  • They are the most wired people in the world.82.7% of the South Korean population use the internet They have a virtual super market, digital countdown installed at bus stops and GPS system in every cab.
  • People around the world fly to South Korea not only for their awesome plastic surgical results but also for getting the ideal deals.

27

Ireland


 Lifestyle9 Score : 61.83

best countries to live in

  • This small Island is located exactly in the mid of Atlantic ocean. It is blessed with remarkable scenery and, of course, the amazing people.
  • Being a small country in size, it has made some significant contributions to the world’s culture, science, and technology.
  • It is the only nation that keeps a musical instrument as their national symbol.
  • This Island is so small and is so green. Since the animals and plants utilize the best food, water and light available here, their food tastes way better than it does in any other country. So if you want to enjoy some super healthy, super tasty food, plan a trip to Ireland.
  • Ireland is like a home to Golf hence it takes the pride of producing many best golfers in the world.
  • Ireland has many numbers of restored, not seen anywhere castles in the world.

26

Belgium


 Lifestyle9 Score : 63.56

best countries to live in

  • Belgium produces the world class chocolates. It has an interesting mix of history and culture.
  • Most of the Belgians are multilingual and multicultural. This country has 3 languages as their national language.
  • Their healthcare system is recognized as one of the best health care systems in the world. It offers world class medical care at the lowest prices to all of its citizens.
  • Belgium has a sound transport system. You can easily move around the Belgium through any mode of transportation. Its roads, railways, and waterways are known as the densest in the world.
  • Americans, Japanese, French and many other expats can find their own cultural associations. Apart from being the informational resources, they offer excellent supportive mechanisms to all newcomers.
  • According to the international surveys, Belgium is one of the most peaceful countries to live in the world.
25

France


 Lifestyle9 Score : 64.73

best country to live in

  • French people are well known for their lifestyle. They usually enjoy a better lifestyle than any other people in the world.
  • France is set to have the highest number of Muslim population in the whole Europe.(Nearly 6 million).
  • One of the main factors which enable France to win the ranking is its world-class health care system. Expecting moms are treated like a treasure here.
  • It has won the title of “Best places in the world “ for 5 times in a row by International Living magazine which awards 100 points for its health care, safety & risk and 92 points for its infrastructure.
  • Special things about France are TGV trains, beaches, Food and culture, ski resorts, Extra hospital beds last, but not least it’s always warm climate.

24

Netherlands


 Lifestyle9 Score : 65.41

best country to live in the world

  • Netherlands enters this list with the best scores in infrastructure, security, health, education and freedom.
  • It has highest numbers of prestigious universities that make it a perfect place for international students.
  • Holland is known as the bicycle capital of the world. Regardless of the seasons and time, you have to cycle everywhere to get around the cities. Not to mention, it keeps them healthy and happy.
  • It is very common for students at Netherlands to take up a master Degree after their Bachelor. After all, employers at this country only consider what you did in your master’s, they hardly consider the Bachelor’s degree. So students here have the luxury of pursuing their interest in their first degree.
  • Netherlands has many exciting attractions. If you ever get a chance to visit Netherlands, never come back without visiting its most charming city, Travelers who had been into multiple countries claim, no other city comes close to the charm of Amsterdam.

23

Malta


 Lifestyle9 Score : 65.60

best countries to live in

  • The best place to retire, wonderful climate offering country, the safest place to live are only a few of the many titles given to Malta by its residents and tourists around the world.
  • If natural disaster risk is what all you worry about, head on to Malta. This country is rated as the second best country for keeping the natural disaster under control.
  • Though this Island is small, it is well known for its world famous attractions, ancient temples, and entertainment venues. Since it has a warm climate for almost 300 days in a year, you can plan a trip to Malta at any time in a year.
  • Low tax rates imposed by Government has made Malta to be one of the most potential locations to set up international businesses. It makes it the best place for property investments too.
  • Considering the Low crime rate, safety measures, and weather, UK Magazine Telegraph has nominated Malta as “No one place to retire abroad”.

22

Portugal


 Lifestyle9 Score : 65.81

best countries to live in the world

  • This country offers the most stable climate than any other country in the whole Europe.(3,300 hours of sunshine).
  • Portuguese are very welcoming, gracious & friendly. 90% of the total population speak foreign languages. Mostly English.
  • Being situated in the middle of 3 continents(America, Europe, and Africa) Portugal serves as a central place for all international routes. You can find international airports all around the country.
  • Portugal is one of the very few countries that has a well-defined border with a political stability.
  • For those who want to explore the beauty of Portugal, it offers a modern road network. It only takes not more than 2 hours to move around the major cities from north to south.Its clear and transparent taxation rules make Portugal to be one of the best countries to invest in properties.
  • According to UBS, Cost of living in Portugal is very low when comparing with the all other European Countries.
21

Israel


Lifestyle9 Score : 66.18

best countries to live in the world

  • Although Israel is perceived as the “less peaceful country” by its surrounding enemies, it is actually a very beautiful and livable country.
  • With remarkable scores for health, life expectancy, education and human development indexes, Israel moves up to the 21st position in the best countries list this year. It did pretty well in all other sub-indices too.
  • Israel is blessed with many exciting attractions and wonderful climate, but these are not the primary reasons for their top ranking(11/142) in the world happiness report. It is all about the people who live inside this beautiful country.
  • Being the only liberal democratic country and scoring high in all 10 different factors, it is ranked as the 3rd best country to live in the middle east just behind the Qatar(2) and UAE(7).
  • Being a home to more than 4000 well established high tech companies & startups, it takes the pride of holding the largest number of high-tech firms in the world (aside from the silicon valley). 90% Windows NT OS, AOL Instant Messenger, Voice mail technology were all developed by the young Israelis.

 

  • Justin Lott

    Your are absolutely correct about one thing, the know nothing’s are the loudest and most arrogant, these are called the “left wing”, lazy, weak, carry my sorry ass, Liberals. Very rarely do you see a republican say “pay for my shit cuz I can’t or won’t.” Wake up sorry America, your arrogant, entitled ideals are eating you to death.

  • gowtham202

    Qatar is 2nd place??

  • Ana

    Portugal shouldn’t be on that list. I finished my BFA last year and couldn’t find a decent job yet. Neither can all the people of my generation. We only have two options, stay and wait until 30 or change country. Every year tons of people leave portugal seeking better opportunities. It’s hard to have a job, its hard to pay the bills, its hard to build a family. But the weather is ok. Attracts lots of tourists though..

  • fn

    I have lived in Denmark and Australia and now dwelling in New Zealand. Visited Dubai as well, and IMHO the critetia ,which is used to rank the countries in the list ahould be revised.
    I would not place Australia anywhere better than NZ. In addition, although, “residents/citizens” of Dubai have a good quality of life, this does not apply most people (expats) living there.

  • Brian

    Don’t believe the numb-skull (above) who provided the critique of Canada – I am Canadian and have lived in many other parts of the world for business. It is a wonderful place to live. I would not live anywhere else – a safe, prosperous place to live work and play.

  • Brian

    I agree with you whole heartedly – Canada is the place to be. Prosperous, safe and wonderful.

  • richard

    I hear Iceland and New zealand

  • Pedro

    Your right Ana, Portugal is wonderful to live in if you already have money or to visit as a tourist (which is the purpose of this kind of reports I think) but if your a local not so much. Besides…look at the comments here, no one really cares about our country so don’t worry! 😛

  • Trey Wilson

    I have been very lucky to have studied and traveled the world extensively. Japan is incredible, so is Hong Kong and Singapore. In fact, Singapore is probably the cleanest, no crime region in all of Asia. The catch – it’s super expensive.

    America is hardly a great place to live. It may be if you are super rich, but for most people – poor to middle class – it’s a backwards shit hole with way too many guns.

    Australia is a fantastic nation, but it is quickly becoming riddled with crime from immigrants from 3rd world Islamic middle eastern countries. Plus they are severely politically correct and the culture of Australia is being eroded to suit the left-wing ideology.

    New Zealand is kind of like Australia 15 years ago. Some great places to live around Wellington. Plus the people are genuinely nice, and down to earth.

    But my favorite place is Italy. Sure, they have immigration problems from Africa and the middle east like most progressive western countries in Europe, but for the most part, the quality of life there is so beautiful. Plus the food and the culture. It can be expensive though, so unless you can afford it, it may be only a nice place to visit. But if I could, I’d drop everything at move there in a heartbeat.

  • Trey Wilson

    NYC is awesome. If you can afford it. But America as a whole is hardly a
    great place to live. It may be if you are super rich, but for most
    people – poor to middle class – it’s a backwards shit hole with way too
    many guns. Plus the people of America are largely obnoxious, arrogant,
    self-obsessed, dumb, and act like sheep. They are glib and clueless
    about any world events outside their own borders, and seem to only care
    about celebrities and sports. Plus the food is terrible. I always laugh
    when I hear Americans talk about how they are the freest and greatest
    nation on earth. Um, no you ain’t. Not anymore.

  • Mehmet Ali Akın

    I am from Turkey, and I felt bad when I read your comments. I am agnostic, and I believe in science, and I have many friends like me. I did not select the country that I was born, and I do not want to live in a place that has Islamic or Catholic traits. If you had said that these developed countries should check the world view of people who enter their countries, I’d agree on that. Instead, your words are very exclusionary, and racist. A person from middle-east can be more intellectual and intelligent than you. The worst thing in the world is racism, and you have it.

  • Trey Wilson

    Explain to me why you think Islam is an actual race.

    I have nothing against people from the middle east. I have Jewish and Arab friends. I just have no desire to live in any country that is ruled under Islamic law. And the truth is, a lot of the places I mentioned ARE indeed being ruined by immigration. Why is it that truth is always seen as hate speech from those who hate the truth/

  • Paul

    I’m afraid unemployment is too high there now for Spain to take 17th place.

  • Paul

    Totally agreed. I live in Finland, and it was such a nice country. Everyone was polite, the environment was clean. Now there are a lot of immigrants here and sometimes it’s even hard to find a finn. They behave nasty, I got into a fight twice already, ’cause of how they behaved with my girlfriend. Disrespectful. They don’t even want to learn the language and don’t want to work, except making kids and getting money from the government for those kids.

  • Paul

    You talk about superpower, yet you’re basically a colony. Europeans made human beings out of u, barbarians.

  • Trey Wilson

    That’s exactly how Australia is becoming too.

  • Ivan Ryumkin

    Actually Denmark doesnt have such a tradition. Some native tribes have. But it is definetely inappropriate in XXI century.

  • Bee

    Speak for yourself. I’m a US citizen (for now) and I don’t agree with ANY of this. I hope everyone reading this knows that you don’t truly represent this country.

  • Bee

    “racism still run rampant. a sense of fear covers everything, unless you live in a hole.” Or any place in the country where there is a low population of people of color. Around these parts, if you don’t see or experience racism personally, it doesn’t exist. Around these parts “white privilege doesn’t exist” because the people who benefit from the privilege don’t accept that life isn’t as easy for other people who aren’t privileged. Even though they used to make us chant every day about how indivisible our country is, we’re pretty damned divided on a LOT of issues, and I think that’s just the way that the government wants us to be because if we’re fighting each other, we’re not fighting them and their corruption. All over the country lately there are groups of people protesting the needless loss of lives of our people at the hands of our police forces, but there are still other groups of people who just keep saying “Don’t break the law, then, and just do what the cop says”. Instead of supporting one another, we’re always just looking for a reason to fight with “the other side.” We’re being controlled by our government and our media, and most of us appear to be too apathetic to even realize it.

  • Bee

    Switzerland is looking real good.

  • Bee

    It’s true that corporations run this country, and it’s true that Republicans are currently the majority in the country. It’s true that they don’t want to pay a living wage and that they don’t want us to have easy or affordable access to healthcare. Some people in the country are very racist, some are very homophobic and bigoted, some are very religious, some are very anti-woman, and some love their guns. However, I don’t think it’s the WORST place you can live, especially if you’re female. I’m not patriotic, but I know this isn’t the worst place there is.

  • Bee

    You have my sympathy.

    Don’t forget about the for-profit prison system and it’s effects on our laws and citizens. Hopefully that won’t spread to your country too.

  • Bee

    I’ve seen the exact same story with “computer parts distributorship” swapped out with some other business at least a dozen times, and I mean word for word. Go ahead and push your “american dream” propaganda if it makes you feel good, but people are waking up to the notion that there is no such thing, so stories like this serve no other purpose than to expose you as a liar.

  • Mark_in_VA

    Is this a joke? UAE? Did you not read even what you wrote? No one with any respect for an open, free society would even think of living there.

  • Mike Anonymous

    Why is unemployment bad? Please see https://unemploymentisgood.wordpress.com/

  • Harry Boothby

    I believe Australia is the best

  • Harry Boothby

    Denmark, Australia, or Switzerland i believe. the top 2 are way to populated. Denmark has very high living standards, and Switzerland has very good human rights and pention protection, australian people are the richest in the world and also have great living standards, I’ll have to go with a draw

  • Berg

    Hahaha, what? I live in Denmark, and have never ever ever heard of horrible stuff like that.

  • john flowers

    you say US is the most powerful in the world yet they got kicked out of vienam lost millions of troops in the 2dn war against japan and germany let comunist into cuba let russaia rule half the world and still does , please tell us all when did US ever win any thing ?even japan they lost control 5 years after war what was it all for ? the middle east is a time bomb as is n/ korea they may have the big gun but foriegn policy what forien policy shot first ask question later on they are just a bunch of cowboys pricks .and every body knows it yet all the english speaking countries are so far up there ars nobody will ever see the light of none have any balls to say enough is enough wait untill china flexis it might and it will god help all of us get the gun out john wayne

  • dor

    israel for ever!!! between defends* wars we are trying our best to live, the only light in the middle east

  • Kaspar Galli

    Note to the writer of this article: Sorry, but I cannot let this one slide. Having been born and raised in Switzerland and living in the USA for 26 years it never fails to amaze me how many Americans think Sweden and Switzerland is one and the same country. When I tell people that I am Swiss I hear them say on a daily basis: “So then you’re from Sweden, right?” Wrong. To hear this coming out of Joe Schmo’s mouth is one thing, but to read a similar mistake (not a typo) in a serious piece about international quality of living strikes me as quite rich.
    The author of this otherwise informative article writes in paragraph 5 of tenth ranked Sweden:
    “Surprisingly, people in SWITZERLAND are not affected bla blah….”, but the chapter is about SWEDEN.
    Please get it straight: People from Switzerland are called Swiss, people from Sweden are called Swedish. Not that difficult. Two TOTALLY different countries. The distance from Zurich to Stockholm is over 900 miles and there is this huge country called Germany inbetween, and you will have to cross the frosty North Sea to get there. And no, Switzerland is not part of Scandinavia either. The languages could not be more different. I mean I have more trouble understanding Swedish than Chinese. I could go on and on pointing out the vast differences in climate, politics, food, religions etc. but I will spare you. The only similarity between the two countries are the first two letters of their names: Sw………. still confused? Might as well throw Swaziland in the mix. And no, I don’t speak Swaheli either.

  • Benjamin Rudy Kassier

    Were you on crack when you wrote this article? I am a Belgian, NZ permanent resident and been living in Singapore for 5 years. This article made my day – I am 100% sure you are either a very proud Singaporean or you haven’t set foot on the little red dot. Calling it the best country to live in is like calling the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster or Pastafarianism the best religion in the world. It made for a good laugh though – keep it up!

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    AUSTRALIA

  • Holly

    At the expense of the Palestinians who are suffering immensely and have lost their homes and rights. Funny how they can’t go back and live on the land passed down to them over generations yet any Euro Jew who never stepped foot on the land can go and get paid to emmigrate. “the only light”… so sad…

  • Holly

    Wow. Just… wow.

  • Holly

    You live in fear. Hard to believe that you have actual friends who are Arab with such an ignorant mind. “racism” is the stereotyping of an entire culture, and yes Islam is a religion but is also a culture. You just grouped all Muslims under the umbrella of the ones who bother you because you overlook the majority of the ones who don’t.

  • Holly

    NYC is cold and shitty.

  • Holly

    Too hot.

  • Holly

    I laugh at how you assume one person speaks for us all.

  • Trey Wilson

    No offense, but you sound pretty dim. Might want to get out and see the world a bit more, sweetheart.

  • Natasha Shneider

    Thanks for your input. It’s fixed now

  • Kaspar Galli

    Thanks for your effort to correct it! Now I can shut up :-)

  • Jim Sarver

    The saddest thing about the comments I read here is simply that Islam might be a culture much of the world would embrace if it were not for the radicals that have given it a bad name. I am American, and no matter what any of you say, the freedoms MUCH of the world enjoy have come at the expense of American lives. I will grant you, we have gotten involved in places we maybe shouldn’t have at times, but I’ll take the bad with all of the good that we have accomplished. Radical Islam is a cancer that is slowly eating away at the world, slowly destroying once peaceful nations, and eventually it will cause the worst form of world war ever conceived, because it will be civil war all at once in EVERY nation. I don’t live in fear, I live in reality. If you look at the percentage of areas that are now occupied with radical Islam groups like ISIS, and others, and compare it…..just geographically….with where the world was 10 years ago…..the rapid advance is absolutely frightening. What makes it worse is that the rest of the Islamic world seems content to sit back and watch it happen for the most part, maybe feeling that is the radicals take over the WHOLE world, THEN they can come forward and calm them down…..let the radicals do the dirty work. Maybe there is a better explanation, but I certainly don’t see it. The great “Satan” in all of this is made by the radicals to be the USA. OUR flags are burned, OUR people are beheaded……even though in the middle of it all we send money to feed their people. I don’t get it, and I never will.

  • Name

    I personally dont care if I offend anybody because truth is truth but notice all those great countries have not much of certain groups of people, well thats why crime is so low, like it or not I have decided no more PC from me, I will talk facts and truth and at my age do not give a rats &ss if it hurts some wimps feelings….

  • Sharmayne Sargent

    Um sorry but any country that follows the sharia law is not a country that i would even want to visit, yet alone live! And singapore? Are we disregarding animal cruelty? Yeah totally don’t agree with this list! Like at all! And by the way if the muslim countries are so peaceful, its because everyones to bloody scared to do anything incase they get stoned to death or 100 lashes…or get there leg chopped off! Maybe they’re happy because they’ve never known any different.
    I believe that the way it should be calculated in order is
    1. Safety 2. Law 3. Animal treatment (eg not sedating animals and generally being cruel for the entertainment of tourists),4. Education and health 7. Access to things like the internet 8. Wealth and employment.
    Safety has to be no.1
    Like if i could leave my house unlocked and feel safe like i already do and dont have to have a gun in my bag, then im in a good country! Australia! (Not saying were the best though but we might be)

  • Sharmayne Sargent

    Thankyou ! Thankyou ! For stating the obvious about australia And the crime from immigrants! If you even say one word about them over here you are labled a racist!! Its ridiculous! I have seen first hand towns turn to shit after the muslim community had taken over.
    I have now left the suburbs because the crime had gotten so bad after the lebanese people took up the majority and formed gangs ect. I now live in the country which is now quickly becoming high in crime aswel due to the immigrants that have been placed up here within the last 10years! Sudanese people have flooded us and have formed gangs and its just horrible! We never had robberies thefts or stabbings rapes, not in our little community! And i cant say anything because they pull out the racist card ! Im not racist im just telling it how it is. Some of them are nice and i would happily have them as neighbors and friends! Too bad the majority give them a bad name. Australia will be shit in 50years guaranteed because they will never crack down on ethinic crime because its ‘racism’

  • Sharmayne Sargent

    Racist card again.

  • Sharmayne Sargent

    Racist card again

  • Trey Wilson

    All the same to an American. Just call her “foreign.”

  • tan yi jie

    in Singapore, nobody carries guns btw because there it isnt allowed and nobody sells it in the first place. Look at the Australia cafe siege and now u saying that Australia is very safe? i dont think so

  • tan yi jie

    if u sat switzerland or sweden maybe i will agree but not australia for sure if you are talking about safety

  • Sharmayne Sargent

    Nobody carries guns down the street legally in australia either lol ! We are not america! The ‘seige’ was carried out by a muslim who migrated here. If you read another comment i made, i mentioned that australia is becoming unsafe due to immigration/gangs/religion which of course I will be labled a racist.. which i am not. Just pointing out the facts which no one wants to face. Singapore has alot of poverty/slums. Each to there own.
    I would never feel safe in the suburbs but living out in the country, it is awesome living in Aus but i don’t know how the UAE got higher than Aus if i remember correctly.. ?

  • Ahmad

    UAE should be number one, safest country, rich, nice, human rights, bla bla bla so why are you talking about UAE

  • Mark_in_VA

    Apparently you didn’t read what the author wrote, either. Let me help you.

    The judicial system is based on the Sharia law – flogging can be
    given as punishment for acts such as premarital sex, adultery and
    alcohol consumption. The number of floggings can vary depending on the
    case – for example, people kissing in public may receive 80 lashes. For
    premarital sex, the number of lashes is 100.

    Homosexuality is considered immoral in Sharia law and labeled a
    capital offense. Stoning and amputation are considered a legal
    punishment in the UAE.

    If you are an expatriate, you are forbidden to publicly smoke, drink
    or eat during the month of Ramadan between the duration of sunrise and
    sunset. People exempted from the strict practice of Ramadan are children
    and pregnant women. The law applies to the entire public, whether you
    be a Muslim or a non-Muslim. You would find all restaurants closed
    during the set time.

  • Nigel Denning

    82% of Americans have never had a passport. They’re the most insular nation on Earth. 40% of them don’t know what country borders them on the south (er, Mexico! Duh!) and 60% couldn’t find Australia on a map. The only reason Americans think America is a great country is because they simply don’t know any better.

  • Nigel Denning

    Denmark is far too socialist, has very high taxes to support the benefit claimants and students, and they have a spineless Government that wants the country to be run by Muslims. With the exception of Sweden, it is the European country most likely to implement Sharia Law. Who on Earth would want to live there?! It’d put it about 150th on the list.

  • Nigel Denning

    Yeah, it look me a full 5 minutes to stop laughing when I saw that! It just tickled me so much! I guess the author has a sense of humour – or just decided a standard of living was something only men should have and not women, children or animals. UAE must surely in the bottom 6 along with Colombia, Pakistan, North Korea, Somalia & Nigeria.

  • Nigel Denning

    For who? Obviously not the women, unless you think they like being raped and stoned to death.

  • Nigel Denning

    And dirty, and expensive, and not very safe! I read that NYPD have paid out $500 million in compensation in the last 5 years to the people they’ve brutalised, I bet the Glenn Broadnax incident will cost them a bunch more. Who want’s to live in a city with the most out of control police department in the World?

  • Nigel Denning

    Denmark is far too socialist, has very high taxes to support the benefit claimants and students, and they have a spineless Government that wants the country to be run by Muslims. With the exception of Sweden, it is the European country most likely to implement Sharia Law. Who on Earth would want to live there?! It’d put it about 150th on the list.

  • Nigel Denning

    New Zealand has to be the number one. But Iceland?! Seriously?! The clue is in the name – ICE. It’s permanently bl**dy freezing!

  • Nigel Denning

    Yeah, it’s a great place if you like Sharia Law, or if you’re a muslim man and want to rape women with impunity! Most spineless Government in the World and certain to be kicking out indigenous Swedes in less than 20 years when you have a Prime Minister called Mohammed, and all the women have been stoned to death for being pretty and showing their faces in public!

  • Mark_in_VA

    Don’t forget 25% of them don’t know/don’t believe the Earth revolves around the Sun, and 46% think humans and dinosaurs co-existed. It’s truly embarrassing the degree of anti-intellectualism here.

  • Johnson

    You can imagine such backwardness. Sorry to say but Islam is very intolerant. You can imagine a country like Nigeria where the president, a moslem is agitating for the implementation of Sharia law.
    Boko Haram is busy bombing churches in the most populous moslem parts. The bad thing is that moslems are not more than the non moslems but they want to subject their will on the majority.

  • Loubna

    The only logical comment here

  • Loubna

    Very wrong calumny !!! no need any racist to make a good assessment. I’m living in UAE more than 10 years now, safe place and respectful specially for woman, and although it is a Muslim country, but it respects all religions and beliefs and impose strict legal punishments against anyone who abusing any religion or belief of others..

  • Hawae Hawae

    The only light in the middle east !!!!!!!!! . do you mean candles lights burning by the
    blood of children

    The most unfortunate sentence in the article is (((Although Israel is
    perceived as the “less peaceful country” by its surrounding enemies, it is
    actually a very beautiful and livable country))).!!!!!!!!

    Who is the real enemy and the oppressor!! Who is the aggressor of the biggest criminal in
    the human history with injustice only destroying people and enjoying the
    ugliest methods of killing and torture children generation after generation…

    Anyone who denies that reality he is a hypocrite inevitably.

    The rest of the peaceable Jews of the world those who are against oppressor and killing
    children they are not lucky to live in Israel. it will smudge them with its
    crimes forever

  • Nigel Denning

    I’m sorry Loubna, but for a woman to subscribe to Islam is like a black man subscribing to slavery. Obviously fear will stop most Muslim women from speaking out, as it does you, but outside of the UAE where censorship allows us to see the level of corruption and oppression, we view deluded women like you with pure pity. Sorry!

  • Kristoffer Lyder

    Denmark better then norway? What a joke poll this is… we also have 52 weeks after birth in norway. And it is Fully paid. Pluss 2 weeks for the father on birth.. also paid. Seriously, most of this poll is made by people who has never stepped a single foot in norway. Ignorants. Most likely cus they will never afford it aswell. On my 4th week of vacation out of 8 in total also fully paid. Why on earth do people risk their life to migrate to norway? Because even they get paid to form a life here whitout lifting a single finger. Regards from Norway

  • sammy

    Its not racist to point out the immorality of a group of people are when they come in and rape, steal, and claim rights that they never had in their previous country. Its dishonest to cry racism for the obvious faults. Instead of saying I’m sorry for my peoples short comings you cry racism.

  • sammy

    With the amount of crime in America in the large cities you would wish you had a gun. Robberies, home invasions? You want to wait for the police? Good luck with that. I totally agree that there is large swathe of people in America who are obnoxious, arrogant, self-obsessed, dumb and act like sheep. Their food supply has been compromised by big corporations. America is not the freest and greatest nation on earth. I think they are one the most corrupt morally deficient cultures on earth. I think God is going to put them in their place.

  • evilED

    That’s probably because the center left could run a cohesive government while in office.

  • Loubna

    We were talking about the best Countries to Live In 2015 and UAE is one of the countries, you chose the situation of Muslim women in the United Arab Emirates, but since you are talking about Muslim woman as a black slavery just be aware that in Islam we don’t treat people on the basis of colors or their wealth, power or race..
    (http://www.dubai.ae/en/Lists/Topics/DispForm.aspx?ID=29&category=%D9%84%D9%84%D9%85%D9%88%D8%A7%D8%B7%D9%86%D9%8A%D9%86)
    it is Clearly you do not know Islam, we can discuss no problem but before making any wrong judgments about our worship of Allah (God(, logically you need to read, discover and search what is Islam and how treats woman if you want to make a right judgments about it, because also you are not a Muslim woman. I am Muslim woman and I am not like a black man subscribing to slaver as you said!!! I’ve got a very good treatment in my Muslim family, I believe Islam and I am entirely convinced of it, I chose my education, I chose my work, I will choose my husband, I chose to live in UAE and I chose my life …

    Which fair stop us to speak out if we are Muslim women?! also you said ((but outside of the UAE where censorship allows us to see the level of corruption and oppression, we view deluded women like you
    with pure pity)) ?! What does it mean? Which deluded women like me?!!!!!!!!!

    I hope anyone before making judgments that have no basis in truth, first he has to know and understand what Islam is.

    The most complete way of life is found in the religion of Islam. The word
    Islam means, “surrender” to the will of God (Allah in Arabic).
    Since there is only one God and mankind is one species, the religion that
    God has ordained for human beings is one. So why the different religions?

    God in His mercy had sent messengers to convey His message, to different peoples, in different times. Each prophet came with guidance and miracles that were relevant for his time, and for his people, but the message was the same: That there is only one God, and worship is for him alone. This “Islam” was the religion brought by all the prophets of God. Islam was the religion of Adam, Noah, Abraham, Moses and Jesus (peace be upon them all). God has in His Grace, addressed this issue to man in His final revelation, the Noble Quran.

    La Ilaha Illa Allah MohammeD RassouL Allah:

    In the name of Allah, We praise Him, seek His help and ask for His forgiveness. Whoever Allah guides none can misguide, and whoever He allows to fall astray, none can guide them aright. We bear witness that there is no one (no idol, no person, no grave, no prophet, no imam, nobody!) worthy of worship but Allah Alone, and we bear witness that Muhammad (saws) is His slave -servant and the seal of His
    Messengers.
    ————–

    translation from Quraan Sorah Al-Imran ( The Famiy of Imran ):

    قُلْ
    أَؤُنَبِّئُكُم بِخَيْرٍ مِّن ذَٰلِكُمْ لِلَّذِينَ اتَّقَوْا عِندَ رَبِّهِمْ
    جَنَّاتٌ تَجْرِي مِن تَحْتِهَا الْأَنْهَارُ خَالِدِينَ فِيهَا وَأَزْوَاجٌ
    مُّطَهَّرَةٌ وَرِضْوَانٌ مِّنَ اللَّهِ وَاللَّهُ بَصِيرٌ بِالْعِبَادِ ( 15 )

    Say, “Shall I inform you of [something] better than that? For those who fear Allah will be gardens in the presence of their Lord beneath which rivers flow, wherein they abide eternally, and purified spouses and approval from Allah. And Allah is Seeing of [His] servants

    إِنَّ
    الدِّينَ عِندَ اللَّهِ الْإِسْلَامُ وَمَا اخْتَلَفَ الَّذِينَ أُوتُوا
    الْكِتَابَ إِلَّا مِن بَعْدِ مَا جَاءَهُمُ الْعِلْمُ بَغْيًا بَيْنَهُمْ وَمَن
    يَكْفُرْ بِآيَاتِ اللَّهِ فَإِنَّ اللَّهَ سَرِيعُ الْحِسَابِ ( 19 )

    Indeed, the religion in the sight of Allah is Islam. And those who were given the Scripture did not differ except after knowledge had come to them – out of jealous animosity between themselves. And whoever disbelieves in the verses of Allah, then indeed, Allah is swift in
    [taking] account.

    فَإِنْ
    حَاجُّوكَ فَقُلْ أَسْلَمْتُ وَجْهِيَ لِلَّهِ وَمَنِ اتَّبَعَنِ وَقُل
    لِّلَّذِينَ أُوتُوا الْكِتَابَ وَالْأُمِّيِّينَ أَأَسْلَمْتُمْ فَإِنْ
    أَسْلَمُوا فَقَدِ اهْتَدَوا وَّإِن تَوَلَّوْا فَإِنَّمَا عَلَيْكَ الْبَلَاغُ
    وَاللَّهُ بَصِيرٌ بِالْعِبَادِ ( 20 )

    So if they argue with you, say, “I have submitted myself to Allah [in Islam], and [so have] those who follow me.” And say to those who were given the Scripture and [to] the unlearned, “Have you submitted yourselves?” And if they submit [in Islam], they are rightly guided; but if they turn away – then upon you is only the [duty of] notification. And Allah is Seeing of [His] servants.
    ———

    Translation of Sorah Al-Imran Verses Number 59 -89

    Indeed, the example of Jesus to Allah is like that of Adam. He created Him from dust; then He said to him, “Be,” and he was. The truth is from your Lord, so do not be among the doubters. Then whoever argues with you about it after [this] knowledge has come to you – say, “Come, let us call our sons and your sons, our women and your women, ourselves and yourselves, then supplicate earnestly [together] and invoke the curse of Allah upon the liars [among us].” Indeed, this is the true narration. And there is no deity except Allah. And indeed, Allah is the Exalted in Might, the Wise. But if they turn away, then indeed – Allah is Knowing of the
    corrupters. Say, “O People of the Scripture, come to a word that is equitable between us and you – that we will not worship
    except Allah and not associate anything with Him and not take one another as lords instead of Allah.” But if they turn away, then say, “Bear
    witness that we are Muslims [submitting to Him].”

    O People of the Scripture, why do you argue about Abraham
    while the Torah and the Gospel were not revealed until after him? Then will you not reason? Here you are – those who have argued about
    that of which you have [some] knowledge, but why do you argue about that of which you have no knowledge? And Allah knows, while you know not. Abraham was neither a Jew nor a Christian, but he was one
    inclining toward truth, a Muslim [submitting to Allah]. And he was not of the polytheists. Indeed, the most worthy of Abraham among the
    people are those who followed him [in submission to Allah] and this prophet, and those who believe [in his message]. And Allah is the ally of the believers. A faction of the people of the Scripture wish they could
    mislead you. But they do not mislead except themselves, and they perceive [it] not. O People of the Scripture, why do you
    disbelieve in the verses of Allah while you witness [to their truth]? O People of the Scripture, why do you confuse the truth with
    falsehood and conceal the truth while you know [it]? And a
    faction of the People of the Scripture say [to each other], “Believe in
    that which was revealed to the believers at the beginning of the day and reject it at its end that perhaps they will abandon their religion, And do not trust except those who follow your religion.” Say, “Indeed, the
    [true] guidance is the guidance of Allah. [Do you fear] lest someone be given [knowledge] like you were given or that they would [thereby] argue with you before your Lord?” Say, “Indeed, [all] bounty is in the hand of Allah – He grants it to whom He wills. And Allah is all-Encompassing and Wise.” He selects for His mercy whom He wills. And Allah is the
    possessor of great bounty. And among the
    People of the Scripture is he who, if you entrust him with a great amount [of wealth], he will return it to you. And among them is he who, if you entrust him with a [single] silver coin, he will not return it to you unless you are constantly standing over him [demanding it]. That is because they say, “There is no blame upon us concerning the unlearned.” And they speak untruth about Allah while they know [it]. But
    yes, whoever fulfills his commitment and fears Allah – then indeed, Allah loves those who fear Him.
    Indeed, those who exchange the covenant of Allah and their [own] oaths for a small price will have no share in the Hereafter, and Allah will not speak to them or look at them on the Day of Resurrection, nor will He purify them; and they will have a painful punishment. And indeed, there is among them a party who alter the Scripture with their tongues so you may think it is from the Scripture, but it is not from the Scripture. And they say, “This is from Allah,” but it is not from Allah. And they speak untruth about Allah while they know. It is not for a human [prophet] that Allah should give him the Scripture and authority and prophethood and then he would say to the people, “Be servants to me rather than Allah,” but [instead, he would say], “Be pious scholars of the Lord because of what you have taught of the Scripture and because of what you have studied.” Nor could he order you to take the angels and prophets as
    lords. Would he order you to disbelief after you had been Muslims? And [recall, O People of the Scripture], when Allah took the covenant of the prophets, [saying], “Whatever I give you of the Scripture
    and wisdom and then there comes to you a messenger confirming what is with you, you [must] believe in him and support him.” [Allah] said, “Have you acknowledged and taken upon that My commitment?” They said, “We have acknowledged it.” He said, “Then bear witness, and I am with you among the witnesses.” And whoever turned away after that – they were the defiantly disobedient. So is it other than the religion of Allah they desire, while to Him have submitted [all] those within the heavens and earth, willingly or by compulsion, and to Him they will be returned? Say, “We have believed in Allah and in what was revealed to us and what was revealed to Abraham, Ishmael, Isaac, Jacob, and the Descendants, and in what was given to Moses and Jesus and to the prophets from their Lord. We make no distinction between any of them, and we are Muslims [submitting] to Him.” And whoever
    desires other than Islam as religion – never will it be accepted from him, and he, in the Hereafter, will be among the losers. How shall Allah guide a people who disbelieved after their belief and had witnessed that the Messenger is true and clear signs had come to them? And Allah does not guide the wrongdoing people. Those – their recompense will be that upon them is the curse of Allah and the angels and the people, all together, Abiding eternally therein. The punishment will not be lightened for them, nor will they be reprieved. Except for those who repent after that and correct themselves. For indeed, Allah is Forgiving and Merciful.

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    who ask you you damn female NOBODY ASKED YOU
    omg

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    brainless creature

  • dor

    i hope 1 day before u die u and the pepole like u will see and get the big picture
    the real one or at least after u die in Paradise or someshit place.

  • Sharmayne Sargent

    Bahahahahaha! Yeah righto

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    what is bahahah who really asked you total brainless creature omg . . . so low bahaha omg

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    get a brain omg

  • Sharmayne Sargent

    I take it your a poojabber. Rammin guys up the shitter. Go suck another cock hey 😊😉
    I don’t hate gay people but hey, don’t take it out on women cause you’re in denial little buddy 😚

  • Sharmayne Sargent

    Now who doesn’t have a brain! 99% of internet users know what bahahahha means!
    Bahahhahaha!

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    how low are you omg 😀 i know what it means but what is bahaha – like what the hell is wrong with you omg . . . you really are brainless 😀 sorry but you are not on my level and i`m not gonna spend even one minute more on your lost soul omg be low and weak – just like rest of them bahaha – but wait i`m not that low so no need of that bahhaha shit – you are the low so be low and weak bahaha brainless creature

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    you see how low are yOU 😀 i`m not gay you just have no brain omG 😀 i`m never gonna be gay but i`m never gonna speak with this low female . . . 😀 you are so much not on my level so it`s just shame to talk with YOU OMG BE BRainless and enjoy it bahahahah brainless creature

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    when you come on my level then we can talk before that you can talk whenever you want – i don`t give a shit it`s for you bahahah

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    and i`m not in denial i just don`t speak with everybody – somebody to speak with me – he must have at least brain – you deffinetly don`t have it so speak alone – talk to yourself

  • char

    Yeah you said brainless a few times. Do you have any other words? I don’t think that you know any ‘big’ words. I can hardly understand what your saying anyway as your punctuation is terrible, I doubt that you even graduated from high school.

  • char

    Anyone who eventually ventures accross these comments is seriously laughing at you.
    I’m sure they can easily guess who the ‘brainless’ one is.

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    i said i`m not gonna talk with are you stuped 😀 😀 😀 ok ok talk but i`m not gonna listen but you can pretend i`m here no problem 😀 😀 😀 go lower

  • char

    No, I’m pretty certain that you’re gay.

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    and i`m not from english spoken country but if you had brain you would have tought about that but . . . . that`s why you are brainless creature cuz no brain in there just no any

  • char

    If i ‘came on your level’ (by the way its pronounced come *down to* your level) I’d have to shoot my self in the face, to take out half of my brain, leaving me 80% retarded.

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    no no you just have nothing else to say that`s why you go even lower 😀 cuz you are low and stupid 😀 SO MUCH NOT ON MY LEVEL that it`s not even true omg

  • char

    I am DEFINITELY not on your level.

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    you live for people omg 😀 lool it`s nice to know that you are even more stupid that i tought OMG 😀 😀 😀

  • char

    *thought

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    yea you are a lot below omg so don`t talk witm me

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    no if you come on my level you will se things you have never seen before and you will understand things you never understanded before but for now you can`t just not on the right level i really would love to talk with you but not on that level . . . na this is seriouslly weak

  • char

    Yeah i definitely knew you were not from an english spoken country. Your hatred towards women told me that. But you’re still gay. If you’re not attracted to women then you’re attracted to something else…animals??

  • char

    Otay now me com on your level omg ok is this good nuff for your level omg u so LOW now we.both so low omg so brainLESS. Do u fink dat now im to smart or sumfink cuz now me on u level

  • char

    Haha me raugh

  • Nigel Denning

    If you are a muslim woman then you are a deluded slave. You guilty are too stupid to see the injustice of subscribing to a violent ideology that dictates that those with penises are blameless and those without are guilty regardless. Try commuting adultery and see whether you’re considered guilty under misogynistic Sharia Law, or your partner! You are a brainless clone who cannot see that whilst Muhammed prayed with women, modern-day ultra-backward Islam separates men and women in mosques. I know quite a lot about Islam, AND I’ve read that evil book of violence called the Qu’ran. You’re sounding do ignorant the I wonder two things: (1) have you even passed your GCSE’s? and (2) have you even read AND UNDERSTOOD the Qu’ran yourself?!

  • Nigel Denning

    Oh, so you mean that Norway is a socialist shithole that gives all the taxpayer’s money to those who choose not to work? All this free money your Government is dishing out obviously has to be paid for by someone! Maybe that’s WHY Denmark is better!

  • Loubna

    Your comments are totally improper and if you hate Islam does not give you the right to say what you like without any good knowledge. i am not trying to bring you to my religion but of course i will not accept your wrong judgments to me, you are still jumping from raping woman to the prayer in mosque with your superficial understand of things and ignorance, also don’t speak in my place or calling me a deluded slave !!! okay because I am not strongly influenced or controlled by something or legally owned by another person or forced to work for that person without pay to call me a slave.

    1- Of course I passed my GCSE. 2- I’m reading quraan always after my prayer and of course understand it “Praise be to Allah” , I have submitted myself to Allah, i am extremely proud to be a Muslim
    woman and you had to conclude that from my previous reply instead of asking that stupid question, just be proud of your religion if you have.

    Have you ever read and understand quraan from first to last page? ( you said you understand islam !!!!!)

    I have non-muslim friends from different nationalities and they are happy here in The United Arab Emirates more than their countries, and be aware the I am not an Emirati.

    Human make mistakes, whether Muslim or non-Muslim, it is not reasonable to link always the mistakes of any person with his religion or his nationality otherwise we will find all people from same religion are doing all the same mistakes. Just remember we are in this world not in paradise.

    Clearly evident to me now that you are a just ignorant person does not deserve more time.

    Surat al baqarah 285 translation:
    (( The Messenger (Muhammad SAW) believes in what has been sent down to him from his Lord, and (so do) the believers. Each one believes in Allah, His Angels, His Books, and His Messengers. They say, “We make no distinction between one another of His Messengers” – and they say, “We hear, and we obey. (We seek) Your Forgiveness, our Lord, and to You is the return (of all).”

    آمَنَ الرَّسُولُ بِمَا أُنزِلَ إِلَيْهِ مِن رَّبِّهِ
    وَالْمُؤْمِنُونَ كُلٌّ آمَنَ بِاللّهِ وَمَلآئِكَتِهِ وَكُتُبِهِ وَرُسُلِهِ لاَ
    نُفَرِّقُ بَيْنَ أَحَدٍ مِّن رُّسُلِهِ وَقَالُواْ سَمِعْنَا وَأَطَعْنَا
    غُفْرَانَكَ رَبَّنَا وَإِلَيْكَ الْمَصِيرُ (285)

    Surat Al-Qasas
    (( you cannot grant guidance to whom you please. It is Allah Who guides those whom He will.79 He knows best who are amenable to guidance. ))

    ( اِنَّكَ لَا تَهۡدِىۡ مَنۡ اَحۡبَبۡتَ
    وَلٰـكِنَّ اللّٰهَ يَهۡدِىۡ مَنۡ يَّشَآءُ​ؕ وَهُوَ اَعۡلَمُ بِالۡمُهۡتَدِيۡنَ )‏

  • Nigel Denning

    If you’re happy being a muslim woman then I guess that’s all that matters. And all that matters from my point of view is that the Muslims be as respectful of MY country when they come here as I am of the Muslim based rules in their countries. I demonstrate this respect by never travelling to such countries in the first place because the hypocrisy is abhorrent to m. If I by chance I did travel to such a country, I wouldn’t try to tell them the people there how to live their lives. Pity Muslims can’t seem to stay away from my country, or if they do come to the UK, they can’t seem to resist telling us how our country should be run. Why can’t those loud-mouth Muslims go home? Don’t think anyone has a problem with them stating quietly and being respectful of us.

  • Kate Pausig

    Oh look another dumb man in society. What a loser. Too bad we can’t kill idiots like you. Morons like you are the destruction of society. Glad to know that we value all useless lives.

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    hahahah loook another female that don`t like true – so she is trrying to say some shits so true can vanish but look this ain`t gonna happend only cuz you are not on my level and cuz of weakness you stand behind each others back doesn`t mean you are ever gonna change the true 😀 you are just like her and you are even uglier in the way you write and what yoou say 😀 😀 😀 It`s for you not from me omg Total brainless female you just don`t know how many levels above you i`m that`s why you think you are special omg cuz you are stupid as shit but you just don`t like people that acctually think be like the other low creature and belive in you stupidness and yes you cannot kill me cuz you can`t even think what about killing . . . . omg acctually when i see how stupid you are i feel concerned about the future of the world cuz if it is in people lik you OMG WE ARE ALL LOSt cuz some brainless females tthat think having a vagaina means i`mt the biggest person on earth omg thank god there are low creatures like you so i can give a clear example to my kids on the subject what stupid is what means to be low and why females think they are the biggest thiing on earth omg 😀 😀 😀 😀 Thank you for the material right in the 10 mmm :) :) :)

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    i wish everyvody to see how stupid you are 😀 😀 😀 😀

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    but acctually they will

  • Ilana Priyanka

    DO NOT EVEN GO THERE. Islam is a peaceful religion and we respect people all around us. We respect other religions and our god, Allah does not, I repeat, DOES NOT recommend ANYONE to use violence. You sir, should shut your stupid mouth, calling Qur’an an evil book full of hatred, SHAME ON YOU! This has gone way too far and people like you should wake up! Do not underestimate our religion it is wrong to underestimate ANY religion EVER, you lowlife! ISIS is something we hate, let alone support! People like ISIS are not Muslims and never should be! Now, are you done being a total moron? Because sir, with all due respect, you need to WAKE UP!

  • Rasmus Eriksen

    What a load of ### ! How can you put 2 barbaric women-hating countries such as UAE and Qatar in the top 10???! There’s something seriously wrong with this journalist if he truly believes countries where Sharia-laws apply have a place in this list. I can only conclude that you are a misogynist. SKAM DIG

  • Corey

    I remember disembarking from Singapore airport and the military staring me down my eyes with heavy guns on them making me feel quite uncomfortable. Was a very uncomfortable welcome, every thing you do in Singapore your constantly being watched. Due to the uniformity in Singapore as they have little land and lots of people you don’t enjoy the privileges of being able to let your kids go to the park or go the neighbours because you most likely live in a 40 storey building. I enjoy the suburbs of Australia, the great outback and beautiful sights and beaches we have. The Australian spirit we share amongst each one of us is something you will never find in Singapore. Yes we had the gun siege but as a nation we formed and passed bills through both upper house and lower house within a matter of weeks after the incident to ensure security on our borders was tightened and no terrorist could try to threaten us. Australia would have to be the best country to live in and I’ve travelled to many countries and lived in the US, UK, Thailand and spent a month in Singapore twice. :)

  • Elise Zimmer

    Spain is a unique place to live really changes your life I buy Tenerife Property as a second home and ended up being my permanent place. In the end what matters is to try and find that place!

  • Peter Wajenäs

    I’ve lived in 3 different countries long enough to be in position to speak…well I grew up in Sweden which is no 1 country to live in (so yup I would give a 90 to Sweden cause everything is perfect except from the climate) I have also lived in Greece for 5 years and I spent a great time there everything is just amazing,the climate is wonderful and the people are so friendly and hospitable plus I noticed something that impressed me a lot (cause Europeans and mostly Germans describe Greeks as lazy people) that the working hours down there are completely different..a Greek may have up to 2 jobs and work around 10-12 hours to make ends meet with the economical crisis so sorry Germans but I don’t think that you ain got any right to call Greeks lazy..the only bad thing that Greece has is corrupted politicians and an ongoing economical crisis (Greece 85) I’ve studded in at a British university for four years as well so I’ve lived in London too ..I enjoyed my staying but the climate there is like the Swedish one but I’ve noticed that people are “hostile”(not with the full meaning of the word more like careless and too busy to help you) so yup (UK 70)…now I ‘be returned in Sweden due to some family problems but I plan to ‘re’move in my beloved Greece where I completely feel like home and love it as much as I do Sweden ☺☺☺

  • Peter Wajenäs

    Scandinavia for the win hahaha 😂😂😂 (Swedish)

  • Peter Wajenäs

    Sweden is so much better than Denmark …I’ve lived in Norwayfor a while as well there is almost like sweden Denmark should be a lot more low on that list..!
    NI BORDE SKÄMMAS

  • Peter Wajenäs

    I TOTALLY AGREE WITH U!! But that thing with the door unlocked depends on how big is the city u live in for example in my village in sweden we don’t lock but in Stockholm or gotenborg we have to..cuz my village has 6000 residents and Stockholm around 3.500.000.000..I don’t think people in Australia that do live in Sidney or in melbourn leave their homes unlocked…

  • Peter Wajenäs

    Hey u! Yeah u dumbass that u play god and u think that u know everything..because ur geneticals are different and u are physically stronger than a female doesn’t make u smarter or (for fucks sake) better..where did u grow up and havethese beliefs and opinions on things?? I do believe that the reason that only Europeans succeeded so much and the other continents stayed so many years away from us is your dumb as fuck way of thinking u have plus ur religion. (I don’t have something with muslism but the religion us holding you behind in everything..why would someone execute someone else in public (no matter what he has done no one deserves this) where do u live? In which century?? Wake up its been almost a millennium since the middle ages !!! U can curse me as much as u want but mind my words..YOUR BELIEFS AND UR NARROWMINDED THOUGHTS don’t let you live life life as we do.. Don’t let you feel joy and fun as we do..destroy millions of HUMAN lives in your countries (ofc I do mean the women who don’t have rights and u treat them like a toy of yours and as mean of pleasure …

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    I don`t know if you think that i`m gonna read you shit but i will tell you i`m nott gonna read anything by anybody that just don`t like true – you are not on my level as well – so i`m not gonna even read your shit – you are just like all of them don`t like true and maybe you just follow female asses but i`m not gonna lose my time cuz of this would never happened

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    i`m not really gonna read this — you people are far away from true – so no attention to you – ALL of you

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    talk shit talk idioti things and etc . . . for me no matter true is never gonna change becausee of anyybody – you can talk shit but this is never gonna change the true

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    i lost enough time here not gonna spend even 1 second here you don`t deserve me – cuz you can`t see where i see so no talk – it`s to here – for me no problem it`s all for you – i have no probles you all will have

  • Peter Wajenäs

    Stop bothering yourself he obviously never gone to school he is either 5_ years old or a stupid “”””adult”””””” who is soooooo idjit that cant even speak..haven’t u seen how he executes every single word that he is trynna write?? He has just raped the English language !!!

  • char

    Yes i lived in a country town with under 1000 people. But i have just moved 10min away into a bigger town and its the main town with about 20,000 people and i now lock my door. There is no trouble in my part of town but another town only 10ks away is made up of 80% ICE addicts. And they have been causing almost all of the crime around here.
    The problem with country Australia now is the drug ICE and the city/suburban problem is ICE and muslim immigrants from places like Syria, lebanon ect. Who join gangs or are lone wolves who commit crimes. Every rape, stabbing or robbery that I see on tv is always looking for ‘a man/men of middle eastern appearence’ it’s common for them to carry guns which is illegal in australia. Australia is not like it was 40 years ago. If you go to the melbourne suburbs its a game of ‘spot the aussie’ and i hold my bag close and never walk alone because the crimes rates in those places are sky high. Country Australia has been changed by drugs. It is really sad because it’s such a great place to live. The government really needs to tackle the drug problem. We dont even have rehab centers because australia never had an epidemic like this…

  • jerham

    What kind of brain do you have!!!
    You think your superior to women Mr. Brainless!!!!
    Without women you wouldn’t be here telling us your stupid throry,,,,,
    The one gave birth to a crazy person like you is a women & the one who had taken care of you from your birth tell you could make your stupid comments about women is a women….
    Women are the best creatures on earth and whatever we do for them we can’t repay them for what they are donig for us as mothers sisters wifes & daughters..

    To Mr.Peter
    Because you hate islam doesn’t give you the right to make every crazy person who has stupid beliefs a bout women a muslin.
    And doesn’t give you the right to make your own storiese about islam and make it as if it were facts and truth.
    Women in Islam are respected and given their rights more than in any other religion..
    Kindly read what does women position and rights in islam before you make your stories!!
    This is a website which will give you a view of that. http://www.islamswomen.com/articles/women_in_quran_and_sunnah.php

  • Mike Brothers

    It’s hysterical how you braindead right wingers think pulling the socialist card is an intelligent opinion. Those countries consistently rank among the best to live in and exactly why there are no successful right wing countries. The only countries to the right of American right wingers are Islamic controlled states like Saudi Arabia. You are the out of touch extremists, not the left.

  • Nigel Denning

    Got it. So Left wing, socialist countries are successful because they incentivise mediocrity (Russia, North Korea, Greece, France, Cuba) whereas Right wing, capitalist economies fail because they incentivise hard work and don’t tax the workers to give money to the idle and feckless. And examples of such failing capitalist states are the UK, US, Singapore, Germany and Switzerland.

    Thanks for the lesson! And there was me thinking I was the one with the economics degree. Oh, and several million US in account FAR away from the thieving paws of any socialist idiots!

  • Sheryl Lee Wilkins

    Make sense FREAK

  • Sheryl Lee Wilkins

    Hahaha FREAK!!!

  • The truth

    That there’s a perfect example of conformation bias, or selecting parts of the true story that don’t tell the full picture but instead tell the picture that you want to tell.

    What’s more, you failed at that. Example: Russia

    What about Germany? They’re pretty damn liberal, having the largest renewable energy plan in the EU.

    Also, what about the Nordic countries? They

  • The truth

    Or the fact that some believe the Earth is 2015 years old.

  • The truth

    So Sweden’s gonna implement Sharia law?
    The 5% of the population of Sweden that’s Muslim hasn’t been doing a good job so far is that’s the case. *cough* *cough* Gay rights *cough* *cough* No public stonings* *cough* *cough* Women’s rights

  • The truth

    Stop acting like you know what it’s liked to live in the UAE. I don’t so I’m not gonna pretend I do. Come back to this thread when you’ve been there andI will too.

  • The truth

    “You just grouped all Muslims under the same umbrella”
    He said Islamic Countries. Not “All Islamic countries” because that would be stereotypical. He didn’t want to go through the half a dozen or so countries that make up the immigrant list because that would single out those nation and offend someone. So reread before you post. That’s what I do.

  • The truth

    The most accurate thing or the least accurate thing I’ve seen. I have no clue personally.

  • The truth

    And? There is a thing you can wear called a “coat” or a thing you can do called “turn on the radiator”

  • Nigel Denning

    1. New Zealand is not socialist. John Key is conservative and had held office for the last 7 years. He superceded Helen Clark, one of the most unpopular leaders in NZ history.
    2. Russia is a dictatorship, but has the biggest socialist legacy of any country. It had to keep people in by threatening to kill them if they tried to breach its Iron Curtain. All educated Russians are looking to get out now.
    3. I cited Germany as a success. They are a prime example of Right wing success.
    4. The UK is struggling to deal with the greatest debt mountain of any country bar Greece (socialist and bankrupt) and the US (socialust and technically bankrupt). With a £1,100,000,000,000 debt run up by Gordon Brown, a Scot and socialist who tried to destroy the UK economy, we’ll need about 60 years to sort out the financial mess. Social welfare programs are being closed down to help the country get back off its knees and to stem the brain drain. Says it all, doesn’t it?

    Next time you try arguing with someone as knowledgeable, smart, educated and wealthy as me, please formulate an argument that has both substance and a factual basis rather than whimsy and deluded bias.

  • JB

    Oh, my. You seem to be quite misinformed. Winter in Iceland is cold, but no more than Northern Europe, North America, etc. Summers are very pleasant.

  • luge

    Male on male homosexuality is illegal in Singapore. This list is a joke.

    And literally, you could only state 3 points about the UK, all of which can be deduced by looking a a map? That has nothing to do with the quality of living.

    At least mention the fact that it has the best treatment of livestock (as well as switzerland, austria and new zealand), it’s the only country to have a ban on all notably harmful foods and additives, it has sound employment law, 5 weeks of paid leave, long parental leave, disability rights,a fairly stable climate, a culture rich in intellectualism, and might I add it has the NHS??

    Excuse my patriotism – I can say that it sucks living in the UK but, thi country does scream bland stability, which is why so many people move here, and why it’s a really good country if you come from somewhere you’ve suffered from the effects of lack of stability.

  • Peter Wajenäs

    Hahahahahha omg and what is ur level u dumb cow….???? U know..imma make a guess of what u are …u are a miserable person living in a country in ASIA (the only sure thing only in Asia people stil are that stupid as they were 1000 years ago…u act like a 10-year-old idk if u are one too lol…and u have a great and totally false idea of your self.you are nobody..hear that?? NOBODY…so WE ALL should not talk to u because u are not your level..but i cannot cause ur comments are so idiot that they are actually funny too …lol

  • Peter Wajenäs

    Yeah big words from tiny person…so idjit…whats the truth ??

  • Peter Wajenäs

    Yeah i know what u mean..i live in sweden and in big cities happens the same thing…middle eastern men do the same here too…but thank god government tackles with this problem… 😁

  • Изтъкан От Истината

    i said i`m not gonna waste time with you all so i`m not gonna to – and i`m not gonna even read this omg . . . when somebody is not on my level i just don`t speak with them they can`t understand cuz i see there where they can`t so there is no any reason to speak with them it`s like having eagles eyes where the have almost no eyes – so no attention from me – you can talk shit and etc. but this doesn`t matter true is the only thing that matter and i haven`t seen anybody to talk about true so you lost me – it`s your loss not mine you loose not me :) :) :) no more attention when you get on my level we can talk now we can`t it`s impossible i know you don`t like it but weak people don`t like many things this is normal

  • Peter Wajenäs

    Hey…well ive been on holiday in turkey (which is one of the countries that follow less the islamic rules ) and i saw how they treat women….plus u do not treat women best thats a joke on itself..have u been in sweden or in other european country to see what its like?? Oh last but not least i hat islam due to some reasons…eg The Jihad war…explain that ….thats why i think that muslim is one of the dumbest religions for someone to believe in…thnx

  • Peter Wajenäs

    And i read hohr text…and from the religions true words maybe you are right…but what about all this murders against women that were “”unfaithful” to their husbands and were killed in public??…why would they kill someone because he/she doesnt want to be married to a lerson anymore?? I dont get that..plus i maybe were wrong in some points (im sorry for that..like truly) but my point to your religion is still the same… 😏

  • pedro

    see this and not see Brazil is as if this was wrong

  • Rin

    No it’s not
    I’m From UAE and I don’t see any kind of “women-hating” as you said
    Come there first then judge

  • Rin

    That happens only in KSA
    I Don’t think that UAE dose the sharia law

  • char

    Google UAE they are under sharia. Infact there is ‘low’ crime rate there because 1. If you report a crime, especially if you’re a woman, you can actually be accused of the crime you are reporting.
    2. The penalty’s for committing a crime there are barbaric so you really wouldn’t want to break the law!
    For example, if a women gets raped o er there and reports it, she gets penalised for having sex outside of marriage. She also needs i think 4 male witnesses to back her in court (female’s are not allowed to be witnesses) this actually happened to a tourist and she was facing being stoned to death or something for reporting a rape. How on earth that country made number 1 boggles the mind

  • char

    You just said below ‘i don’t think uae is sharia’ so you’re obviously not from uae.

  • char

    Agreed!

  • char

    I am also guessing that you are male and think that is ok for women to be treated like that

  • char

    Arab Emirates and Crime in the United Arab Emirates

    The UAE has a federal court system. There are three main branches within the court structure: civil, criminal and Sharia law. The UAE’s judicial system is derived from the civil law system and Sharia law. The court system consists of civil courts and Sharia courts. According to Human Rights Watch, UAE’s criminal and civil courts apply elements of Sharia law, codified into its criminal code and family law, in a way which discriminatesagainst women.[98]

    Flogging is a punishment for criminal offences such as adultery, premarital sex and alcohol consumption.[16][99][100] Due to Sharia courts, flogging is legal with sentences ranging from 80 to 200 lashes.[101][102]Between 2007 and 2013, many people in the UAE were sentenced to 100 lashes.[103][104][105][106][107][108][109][110] In Abu Dhabi, people have been sentenced to 80 lashes for kissing in public.[111] Several Muslims in Abu Dhabi and Ajman were sentenced to 80 lashes for alcohol consumption.[112][113] An Estonian soldier in 2006 was sentenced to 40 lashes for being drunk.[114] Several people have been sentenced to 60 lashes for illicit sex.[115][116][117] Sharia courts have penalized domestic workers with floggings.[118] Under UAE law, premarital sex is punishable by 100 lashes.[119]

    Stoning is a legal punishment in the UAE. In May 2014, an Asian housemaid was sentenced to death by stoning in Abu Dhabi.[120][121][122] In 2006, an expatriate was sentenced to death by stoning for committing adultery.[123] Between 2009 and 2013, several people were sentenced to death by stoning.[106][124][125]

    Sharia law dictates the personal status law, which regulate matters such as marriage, divorce and child custody. The Sharia-based personal status law is applied to Muslims and sometimes non-Muslims.[126] Non-Muslim expatriates can be liable to Sharia rulings on marriage, divorce and child custody.[126]Sharia courts have exclusive jurisdiction over family law cases and also have jurisdiction over some criminal cases including adultery, premarital sex, robbery and related crimes.

    Apostasy is a crime punishable by death in the UAE.[127][128] UAE incorporates hududcrimes of Sharia into its Penal Code – apostasy being one of them.[129] Article 1 and Article 66 of UAE’s Penal Code requires hudud crimes to be punished with the death penalty,[129][130] therefore apostasy is punishable by death in the UAE.

    Kissing in public is illegal and can result indeportation.[131] Expats in Dubai have been deported for kissing in public.[132][133][134] In Abu Dhabi, people have been sentenced to 80 lashes for kissing in public.[135]

    Homosexuality is illegal: homosexuality is acapital offense in the UAE.[136][137] In 2013, an Emirati man was on trial for being accused of a “gay handshake”.[137] Article 80 of the Abu Dhabi Penal Code makes sodomy punishable with imprisonment of up to 14 years, while article 177 of the Penal Code of Dubai imposes imprisonment of up to 10 years on consensual sodomy.[138]

    Amputation is a legal punishment in the UAE due to the Sharia courts.[139][140][141][142][143]Crucifixion is a legal punishment in the UAE.[144][145][146] Article 1 of the Federal Penal Code states that “provisions of the Islamic Law shall apply to the crimes of doctrinal punishment, punitive punishment and blood money.”[147] The Federal Penal Code repealed only those provisions within the penal codes of individual emirates which are contradictory to the Federal Penal Code. Hence, both are enforceable simultaneously.[148]

  • char

    Arab Emirates and Crime in the United Arab Emirates

    The UAE has a federal court system. There are three main branches within the court structure: civil, criminal and Sharia law. The UAE’s judicial system is derived from the civil law system and Sharia law. The court system consists of civil courts and Sharia courts. According to Human Rights Watch, UAE’s criminal and civil courts apply elements of Sharia law, codified into its criminal code and family law, in a way which discriminates against women.[98]

  • char

    exual assaultEdit

    Human rights groups express concern over what they consider a criminalization of rape victims.[41] In two cases, women who reported being raped were sentenced to prison for “engaging in extramarital relations”, as their allegations were considered unfounded by authorities.

    Over 50% of women residents in the UAE say that they would not report a rape to police.[42]

    In 2008, an Australian woman working in the UAE reported a rape to the authorities and was imprisoned for 8 months for having sex outside of marriage.[43] In 2010, a Muslim woman in Abu Dhabi recanted her allegations of being gang-raped by 6 men, claiming that the police threatened her with corporal punishment for premarital sex.[44] In 2013 a Norwegian woman, Marte Dalelv, received a prison sentence of sixteen months in Dubai for perjury, consensual extramarital sex and alcohol consumption, after she reported her boss to the police for an alleged rape; she was later fully pardoned and allowed to leave the country.[41] Men involved in these alleged rapes were also convicted for extramarital sex.

    Nadya Khalife, a researcher for Human Rights Watch, says that “these charges will make young women in the UAE, citizens and tourists alike, think twice about seeking justice and reporting sexual assaults for fear of being charged themselves”.[45] She also stated that “the message to women is clear: victims will be punished for speaking out and seeking justice, but sexual assault itself will not be properly investigated

    I’d say this is woman hating don’t you think?

  • char

    How was he being racist? Racist card again. Wow

  • char

    exual assaultEdit

    Human rights groups express concern over what they consider a criminalization of rape victims.[41] In two cases, women who reported being raped were sentenced to prison for “engaging in extramarital relations”, as their allegations were considered unfounded by authorities.

    Over 50% of women residents in the UAE say that they would not report a rape to police.[42]

    In 2008, an Australian woman working in the UAE reported a rape to the authorities and was imprisoned for 8 months for having sex outside of marriage.[43] In 2010, a Muslim woman in Abu Dhabi recanted her allegations of being gang-raped by 6 men, claiming that the police threatened her with corporal punishment for premarital sex.[44] In 2013 a Norwegian woman, Marte Dalelv, received a prison sentence of sixteen months in Dubai for perjury, consensual extramarital sex and alcohol consumption, after she reported her boss to the police for an alleged rape; she was later fully pardoned and allowed to leave the country.[41] Men involved in these alleged rapes were also convicted for extramarital sex.

    Nadya Khalife, a researcher for Human Rights Watch, says that “these charges will make young women in the UAE, citizens and tourists alike, think twice about seeking justice and reporting sexual assaults for fear of being charged themselves”.[45] She also stated that “the message to women is clear: victims will be punished for speaking out and seeking justice, but sexual assault itself will not be properly investigated

  • char

    Ive read the quaran. I can tell you that it is full of hate. 100%
    And so is the bible. Religion is BS

  • char

    Islam will destroy the world. End of story

  • char

    Muslims are in serious denial. And if they don’t back there religion they are shunned. I’d say an excellent case of brainwashing. Only need to speak to ex muslims to find out the real TRUTH

  • Bjoern H Rapp

    Qatar no 2, enough for me to not take this list seriously..